Arcadia University News


April 6, 2016

Six to Enter Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016

Arcadia University will induct six new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a formal ceremony on Oct. 8, 2016, in the Commons as part of Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame Class of 2016 is comprised of five former student-athletes— John Connell '07 (baseball), Traci R. Conrad '98 (...

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February 25, 2016

Men's Basketball Beats Lebanon Valley, Will Host MAC Championship on Saturday

With a thrilling 71-67 victory over Lebanon Valley College on Feb. 24, the Arcadia men's basketball team will host the MAC Commonwealth Conference Championship game at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, against Lycoming College. This is the first time in program history that the men's basketball team...

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February 23, 2016

Asman ’17 Attends NCAA Convention

In January, Kyle Asman ’17 attended the NCAA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Asman, a lacrosse player who is president of Arcadia’s Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) and vice president of the Middle Atlantic Conference SAAC, networked with athletic directors and other college athletics...

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February 15, 2016

Men's, Women's Swimming Set School Records

Arcadia's swimming teams have new personal bests with record-breaking performances at the Feb. 11-14 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) championships. Both the women's and men's swimming teams earned the highest conference finish in school history, with each placing 4th out of 12 teams. Each team won...

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January 27, 2016

Department of Athletics Receives Service Award of Merit for Third Consecutive Year

The Department of Athletics was recognized for its community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens for the third consecutive year. Arcadia is one of only three institutions to receive the Award of Merit, the second-highest honor...

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January 19, 2016

More Than 70 Student-Athletes Named to MAC Fall Honor Roll

Arcadia’s fall student-athletes have been recognized for stellar performance in the classroom. Seventy-three student-athletes from men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball have been named to the 2015 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Fall...

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January 13, 2016

Justin Scott Named Assistant Athletic Director

Head men's basketball coach Justin Scott has been promoted to assistant athletic director, announced Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata on Jan. 8. Scott assumes this role in addition to his current duties leading the men's basketball program. As assistant athletic director, Scott...

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November 20, 2015

This Weekend at Arcadia: Dec. 11-13

Friday, Dec. 11 In the Commons Art Gallery at 11 a.m. there will be an exhibition and sale of independent, high-quality student artwork. A portion of proceeds benefits A Step Up Academy . Sunday, Dec. 13 Come enjoy a free concert in Murphy Hall at 4 p.m. with performances by the University Choir,...

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November 16, 2015

Women's Soccer Wins ECAC South Championship for Third Straight Year

The top-seeded women's soccer team claimed its third consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship on Nov. 15 with a victory over second-seeded Lebanon Valley. Melia Ochsner ’16 was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The Knights are the third...

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September 18, 2015

Sept. 24 Event to Help Runners Avoid Pain

Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to attend “Running from Pain: Inevitable or Avoidable?” on Thursday, Sept. 24. The event, run in conjunction with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training , is scheduled from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m on Arcadia's campus. Led by Brian Eckenrode, PT...

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August 19, 2015

Arcadia to Add Men’s Volleyball as Varsity Sport in 2017, Porr to Serve as Head Coach

Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata announced that men's volleyball will be the next varsity sport offering at Arcadia University. The Knights' first season of competition will begin in January 2017. "Arcadia Athletics has undergone so many positive changes in recent years," Granata...

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August 3, 2015

Women’s Lacrosse, Golf, Softball Name New Coaches

The Department of Athletics has announced that three coaches will be joining Arcadia’s coaching staff. April Pollock will replace Erin Livingston as head women's lacrosse coach at Arcadia. Livingston will remain as assistant athletic director and head field hockey coach. Pollock arrives at Arcadia...

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June 11, 2015

Scott Leads St. Vincent and the Grenadines in FIBA Championship

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Justin Scott , head men’s basketball coach, isn’t afraid to take long shots. At Arcadia, Scott has turned around a struggling program, leading the team to its most successful season in a decade. In his three years at the helm, Scott earned Middle Atlantic Conference...

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May 27, 2015

Shotwell Named Third-Team Capital One Academic All-America® Selection

Arcadia University senior designated player Jessica Shotwell has been named a 2015 Third-Team Capital One Division III Softball Academic All-America® selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined...

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April 17, 2015

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on New Field Lights between Softball Doubleheader

The Arcadia softball team played its first game under the newly installed lights at Blankley Field in the second game of a doubleheader against Penn State Abington on Tuesday, April 14. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and outfielder Jessica Shotwell ’15 cut the ribbon between games of the...

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March 9, 2015

Men’s Basketball Falls in ECAC Title Game, Finishes as Conference Runner-up

The men’s basketball team fell to Stevenson University 83-73 in the title game of the 2015 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship Tournament Sunday, hosted by Bethany College on March 8. The defeat ends the Knights’ 16-13 season and their first ECAC tournament...

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February 25, 2015

Outten Publishes Research on Anorexia Nervosa

Elizabeth Outten , assistant professor of the physician assistant program, has had her Quick Recertification Series article on “Anorexia Nervosa” in adolescents accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. Additionally, Outten and Lori Felker , both...

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February 10, 2015

Men’s Soccer Team Welcomes Newest Member, Jonny Nagrant

While many had their eyes on who was signing to play where on college football signing day, the Arcadia University men’s soccer team announced a signing of its own, as 11-year-old Jonny Nagrant officially became a member of the Knights’ program. The Collegeville native, who was teamed up with...

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February 6, 2015

Swimming Teams Prepare for MAC Championships, Feb. 12-15

Tim Graham ’16 , who took home the 200-meter butterfly title at last year’s Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Championships , and Whitney Boeckel ’15 , whose records include 400 medley relay and 100-meter backstroke , discuss training for the championships and what it’s like to be part of a team...

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February 5, 2015

Basketball Standout Brown Earns Sam Cozen Award

Men’s basketball player Joe Brown was honored at the Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association luncheon on Feb. 3 with the Sam Cozen Award, which is presented to seniors in recognition of their performance on the court and in the classroom. The award is named after Sam Cozen, longtime...

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January 21, 2015

Arcadia Receives NADIIIAA/Jostens Community Service Award for Second Consecutive Year

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics was recognized for its varied community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens, earning Honorable Mention in the Array of Projects category for the second consecutive year. Director of...

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